Blog | December 11, 2015

Victory, Finally, for Unemployed Seniors in Illinois

There was never a valid policy justification for the Social Security offset.

Blog | December 9, 2015

Faulty FBI Background Checks for Employment

Nearly half of FBI background checks fail to include crucial information on the outcome of a case after an arrest.

Blog | December 5, 2015

Top 5 Ways to Enforce Local Minimum Wage Laws

More than 30 cities and counties across the country have enacted local minimum wage increases in recent years, responding to worsening(…)

Blog | December 5, 2015

More Cities Act to Raise Minimum Wages

Blog | December 5, 2015

More Cities Act to Raise Minimum Wages

More U.S. cities in more states are moving ahead to raise wages.

Blog | November 21, 2015

While Out of Touch Politicians Balk, Companies Have Been Raising Base Pay for Workers

More companies are raising base pay for workers even as out of touch politicians oppose raising the minimum wage.

Blog | November 13, 2015

Low-Wage Workers Rally Nationwide for $15, Union Rights and Power at the Ballot Box

In 270 cities and towns, tens of thousands of low-wage workers joined the “Fight for $15” day of action.

Blog | November 6, 2015

$15 Minimum Wage Ballot Measures Pushed for 2016 in California

Ballot measures to raise California’s minimum wage to $15 are being pushed in California.

Blog | November 6, 2015

Tacoma, WA Voters Approve $12 Local Minimum Wage

Voters in Tacoma, WA this week overwhelmingly approved raising the minimum wage to $12 by 2018.

Blog | October 23, 2015

New NELP Resources for Unemployment Insurance Advocates

The latest edition of NELP’s Unemployment Insurance Policy Advocate’s Toolkit is out now.

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